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Sudan’s Military ousts Bashir

“Sudan’s military has announced that long time president Omar al Bashir has been arrested and taken to a safe place….

What’s the French Army Doing in Chad?

“France has propped up regimes in Chad for decades. But it used to be much more discreet about it.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902150748.html…

Zimbabwean Soldiers Banned From Marrying Each Other – Those Already Married Given Ultimatum

“The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has banned serving soldiers from marrying each other and given those already married an ultimatum…

Gambia: 132 Soldier Graduates to Be Deployed to Darfur

“A total of 132 Soldiers of The Gambia Armed Force (GAF) who graduated from a pre-deployment training programme on Friday…

Uganda: Museveni Promotes Son, More Than 2,000 Army Officers

“Muhoozi Kainerugaba, President Yoweri Museveni’s son, has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General, the second highest army rank…

Sudan’s army says it will ‘not allow state to fall’ amid protests

“The Sudanese army issued a statement on Wednesday saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of…

Zimbabwe’s Army Morale Lowest As Economy Implodes

“Morale within the Zimbabwe Defence Forces has reportedly hit rock bottom, the lowest ever since the country’s Independence in 1980,…

Why Boko Haram Is Attacking Military Formations in North-East

“Boko Haram insurgents have upped their attacks in recent times because they have restocked their armoury with fighting equipment looted…

Tanzanian army works too hard

In the past few days, in the middle of the cashew nuts crisis, the President of Tanzania has deployed the…

Bank of Tanzania freezes licensing of forex bureaus

“The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has placed a moratorium on licensing of forex bureaus as the regulator moves to crack…

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